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USA: Protesters decry US involvement in Syria and other conflicts01:19

USA: Protesters decry US involvement in Syria and other conflicts

United States, New York
March 14, 2016 at 02:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

Anti-war protesters took to the streets of New York on Sunday to condemn Washington's involvement in the war in Syria and the expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in Europe. On the event's Facebook page, organisers refer to that fact that US involvement in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya before the Syria conflict was not beneficial, in their opinion. The group also demonstrated against the Flint water crisis and the rise of Islamophobia.

Protesters were escorted by police as they marched through the city centre. Some protesters could be seen holding the Syrian flag.

During the protest, one activist condemned the NATO bombing of Serbia in 1999 which, according to her, "killed many people" and "ultimately supported a coup which overthrow President Milosevic."

The 'Day of Peace and Solidarity' event was organsied with the help of the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC).

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Anti-war protesters took to the streets of New York on Sunday to condemn Washington's involvement in the war in Syria and the expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in Europe. On the event's Facebook page, organisers refer to that fact that US involvement in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya before the Syria conflict was not beneficial, in their opinion. The group also demonstrated against the Flint water crisis and the rise of Islamophobia.

Protesters were escorted by police as they marched through the city centre. Some protesters could be seen holding the Syrian flag.

During the protest, one activist condemned the NATO bombing of Serbia in 1999 which, according to her, "killed many people" and "ultimately supported a coup which overthrow President Milosevic."

The 'Day of Peace and Solidarity' event was organsied with the help of the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC).

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